RDP on Effective Research Paper Writing and Journal Publication

Program Overview
The Research Development (RDP) on “Effective Research Paper Writing and Journal Publication” is a complete package of strategic ways of research writing and publication in highly indexed journals. The program is designed to enhance the capability of the participants with knowledge of the fundamental skills of research writing and publishing. This is another program of the RDP series. 
Intended Learning Objectives
* To disseminate the fundamental nuances of research paper writing
* To understand the journal’s expectations from a research paper
* To build the capacity of the participants to write a good-quality research paper
Topical Coverage
* Overview of Different Types of Research
* Conceptualization of Research Theme
* Basic Structure of a Research Paper
* Preparation of a Research Paper
* Research Ethics
* Journal Selection
Program Highlights
Comprehensive Analysis & Training: This training comprehensively covers the different strategic aspects of paper writing and publication. 
Customization: The learnings can be tailored to your research interest or area of work. 
Expert Resource Person: Sessions are delivered by an expert resource person who is a seasoned researcher. Interact directly with the instructor for individualized guidance. 
Networking Opportunities: Get an opportunity to network with a large number of researchers and academicians from diversified background leading to new thoughts, ideas, and collaborations.
Skill Development: The program is designed to help participants to upskill their general and technical skills of research to build capabilities to take up high-quality impactful research. 

Lectures & Conceptual Delivery: Expert Resource Person will discuss the basic concepts, assumptions and methods through lecturing to understand the basics of basics of effective research writing. 
Demonstrations: The sessions will deploy the demonstration method during the sessions. 
Debates and Discussion: The different modes of research and their effectiveness and ways of publication will be analyzed through a participatory pedagogical approach. 
Case Studies: Real-world cases are employed to explore the ideal and otherwise of the writing and publications. 

Target Participants
Faculty, Research Scholars & Others Interested in Academic Research in Social Science. 
The program is specially designed to apply for research in social science domains such as management, economics, commerce, sociology, development studies, political science, social works, anthropology etc.

Brief Profile of the Resource Person: Dr. B.Venkatraja

Dr.Venkatraja, with 20 years of academic and research experience, is working as an Associate Professor of Economics at Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD) Mysore. Presently, he is the Chairperson of the SDM Research Centre for Management Studies and serves as Editor in Chief of the SDMIMD Journal of Management.  Currently, he is a member of the editorial board and review board of several reputed journals. He has published several research papers in reputed national and international journals that are indexed and listed by the Australian Business School Deans’ Council (ABDC) Scopus & Web of Science. He has presented several papers at international conferences. His paper titled “Impact of Central Explicit Subsidies on Fiscal Deficit in India: An Empirical Study” won the Best Paper Award in the Fifth International Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences organised by J.A. Alpha Business Research, Dubai in 2017. He has also worked on Applied Research projects funded by SDMIMD and Major Projects to Government and Corporate Bodies such as ANSSIRD & PR (Ministry of Rural Development & Panchayat Raj, Government of Karnataka) and Bangalore Chamber of Industry and Commerce, BCIC leading to policy suggestions. View Profile

Registration Fees - INR 1500 per participant 
The registration fees include a kit, working lunch and tea.  

TA, DA and accommodation are not provided.  Outstation participants have to make their own travel and accommodation. However, we assist you with a list recommended list of hotels. Hotel details are available in the given link.

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Payment Procedure
Option I: Online payment: https://www.sdmimd.ac.in/sdmpayment/
Option II: Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT) favour of “Director, SDM Institute for Management Development”, payable at Mysore using the following account number:
The Federal Bank Ltd
Branch Mysore, Jayalakshmi Puram
Beneficiary: SDM Institute for Management Development
SB A/C: 16890100038823
IFSC Code: FDRL0001689
Dr. B.Venkatraja
Chairperson- SDM Research Centre for Management Studies
SDM Institute for Management Development, Mysuru
Email: rdp@sdmimd.ac.in | Mobile: 9480342652

FDP on Analysing the Research Landscape: Bibliometric Techniques for Engineering and Management Applications

Program Overview 
This program on Bibliometric Techniques for Engineering and Management Applications is a comprehensive training program designed to equip faculty members and researchers in engineering and management disciplines with the knowledge and skills to apply bibliometric techniques in their research, academic pursuits and consultancy assignments. 
The program aims to enhance research productivity, impact, and evaluation in these fields.

Program Objectives
  1. To understand the fundamentals of bibliometrics and its applications in engineering and management research.
  2. To learn various bibliometric techniques, tools, and software for research and analysis.
  3. To apply bibliometric methods to assess research productivity, impact, and quality.

Resource Persons
Dr. Sunil M.V., is a Faculty in the area of Systems and General Management with over two decades of experience. He has contributed to academia and research in his area of expertise. As the former coordinator for SDM RCMS at SDMIMD, he significantly advanced the PhD program and promoted a research-oriented culture.
Dr. Anand Sasikumar is a Faculty in the Operations area at SDM Institute for Management Development, Mysuru. He has a Ph. D from National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE, Now IIM-Mumbai), Mumbai and Masters degree in Industrial engineering from Concordia university, Montreal, Canada . He has made significant contributions to academia and research.

Who can attend?
Academicians, researchers, working professionals, and individuals with an interest in teaching and research, particularly those keen on enriching experiences through the application of technology tools for research and analysis.

Program Schedule
Time Details
9:30 am to 9:45 am Registration
9:45 am to 10:00 am Inauguration
10:00 am to 11:15 am
Session 1: 
1.Introduction to Bibliometrics: Definition, importance, and applications.
2. Reference Management tools- Mendeley, Zotero
3. Data Sources and Tools
11:15 am to 11:45 am Tea / Group Photo Session
11:45 am to 12.45 pm
Session 2: 
Introduction to VOS viewer and analysis
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm  Lunch
2:00 pm to 3:15 pm
Session 3: 
Introduction to Zotero and its applications.  
2:00 pm to 3:15 pm Tea Break 
3:30 pm to 4:45 pm
Session 4:
Introduction to BiblioShiny and Literature analysis
4:45 pm to 5:00 pm Valedictory and Certificate Distribution
Program Fee
Rs. 2000 (Rupees two thousand only) per participant.
Please Note: 25% group discount for 3 or more participants from the same organisation/institution

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Payment Procedure
Option I: Online payment: https://www.sdmimd.ac.in/sdmpayment
Option II: Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT) favour of “Director, SDM Institute for Management Development”, payable at Mysore using the following account number:
The Federal Bank Ltd
Branch Mysore, Jayalakshmi Puram
Beneficiary: SDM Institute for Management Development
SB A/C: 16890100038823
IFSC Code: FDRL0001689
Option III: Payment may be made in the form of DD drawn in favour of “Director, SDM Institute for Management Development”, payable at Mysore.

Quick Contact
Mr. G. Muddaraj Urs
FDP Coordinator, SDMIMD
Mobile: 9740140485

SDMIMD Mysore and Atlantis University Forge Academic Partnership to Foster Global Learning and Research

On 1st July 2024, SDMIMD Mysore and Atlantis University (AU), Florida, US entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), aiming to collaborate towards developing a supportive and inclusive learning environment, in the form of student and faculty exchange, conducting joint research, and so on.
On this occasion, Mr. Kailash Chintamani, MD of Atlantis University, US, stated that AU is looking forward to a fruitful academic partnership with SDMIMD.  Dr. S. N. Prasad, Director of SDMIMD, opined that, this academic association would give students at SDMIMD greater opportunities to get developed into global citizens. Dr. Mousumi Sengupta, Dean- International Relations of SDMIMD stated that the partnership would facilitate the students and faculty members of both the organizations, to get more involved into cross-cultural research. 

VVCE's Nirvaaha 2024: A Triumph for SDMIMD Students

The Department of Business Administration at VVCE recently hosted Nirvaaha 2024, a prestigious inter-college event held on June 29th, 2024. Students from the SDM Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD) achieved remarkable success, showcasing their talent and innovative thinking.
Mr. Rakshith M R and Mr. Rajath M secured top honors in the Business Plan Presentation with their groundbreaking idea, "EcoWrap." This victory underscores their creativity and dedication, reflecting SDMIMD's commitment to fostering entrepreneurship and sustainable business practices.
In addition, Ms. Vismaya S, Mr. Vijay Anand A, and Mr. Prasanth S demonstrated their ingenuity with their impactful business idea on hydroponic farming, earning them recognition. Their achievement highlights the innovative spirit and problem-solving skills nurtured at SDMIMD.
These accomplishments at Nirvaaha 2024 exemplify SDMIMD's role in preparing future leaders to tackle global challenges through innovative and sustainable business solutions. The institute continues to inspire and support its students in their journey towards creating a better, more sustainable future.

QS I-GAUGE Rating Awards Ceremony

SDMIMD, the premier B-school in Mysuru, has been awarded the Diamond Rating from QS I-Gauge, the Indian arm of the QS World Rankings (Quacquarelli Symonds, UK), which assesses colleges and universities based on quality parameters. This reflects SDMIMD’s improving standards, dedication to imparting quality education, and commitment to preparing future generations to lead in the corporate world. Dr. S.N. Prasad, the Director of the Institute, stated that this is a collective achievement by the faculty, staff, and students. On behalf of SDMIMD, the award was received by Dr. Mousumi Sengupta, Dean of International Relations, and Dr. L. Gandhi, Associate Professor of HRM, during the award ceremony on 27 June 2024 in Indore.

Guest talk by Mr. Gangadhar Krishnan

On June 27, 2024, SDMIMD had the honor of hosting a guest lecture on "The Role of Passion in Career Success: Building a Path to Fulfillment and Achievement" by the remarkable Mr. Gangadhar Krishnan. Mr. Krishnan is a true embodiment of adventure and innovation, with a journey that inspires and captivates. As a full-time traveler and the visionary founder of the donation-based family travel startup, U@U Family Travel Specialist, he has dedicated his life to exploring the enchanting regions of Northeast India. He made the courageous decision to leave behind a lucrative corporate career to fully embrace his love for travel. Since then, he has devoted six months each year to traversing the breathtaking landscapes of Northeast India.
Mr. Gangadhar shared his incredible experiences, the challenges he faced, and the joys he discovered along his journey. He spoke on a variety of fascinating topics, including homeschooling, where he discussed the principles and practices emphasizing its flexibility and unique learning opportunities for families on the move. Building on this, he introduced the concept of road schooling, a dynamic educational approach where learning takes place on the road, allowing children to learn from real-world experiences and diverse environments. He also captivated the audience with vivid descriptions of his travels. His stories of adventure, resilience, and innovation resonated deeply with the audience, inspiring us all to pursue our passions and think creatively about making a positive impact in the world.

Corporate Management Development Programme (CMDP) for the Rane Group of Companies

The fourth batch of 32 participants from the Rane Group of companies took part in the Corporate Management Development Programme (CMDP), at SDMIMD, on June 24th and 25th, 2024. The CEO of Rane Madras, Mrs. Gowri Kailasam, and the Director of SDMIMD, Dr. S.N. Prasad, inaugurated the CMDP sessions on the Young Leadership Development Program.
During the inaugural address, Mrs. Gowri Kailasam emphasized the significance of learning and development as a means of advancing in the manufacturing sector for the selected employees. The top management of the Rane Group implemented these programs, underscoring their seriousness. Dr. S.N. Prasad stressed the importance of leadership, managerial styles, and developing decision-making skills. The program was supervised by Dr. Nanda Kishore Shetty, Chairperson of MDP/FDP and Company-Specific Programs at SDMIMD, Mysore.

Iconic Women Leader Award to Dr. Mousumi Sengupta

Dr. Mousumi Sengupta, Professor – HRM & OB, SDMIMD has been awarded with the prestigious Golden Aim Award, in the category of Iconic Women Leader Award: Learning and Development, on 15 June 2024.
The Golden Aim Awards have been instituted by Dynergic Business Solutions to celebrate the achievements of Business professionals that have contributed immensely towards the growth of the Respective Industry across India. Beyond the accolades, the Award seeks to uplift a community dedicated to greatness by encouraging a mindset of ongoing development for the betterment of the society. By celebrating the achievements, the Golden Aim Community makes an important contribution in inspiring and encouraging potential in professionals to excel in their own fields.

Workshop on Legal Aspects of Business

SDMIMD had the privilege of hosting Dr. Hema Harsha, an acclaimed expert with 25 years of experience in both the IT sector and academia. Dr. Harsha, an Associate Professor at MP Birla Institute of Management and a seasoned consultant in POSH and DEI, delivered a dynamic and informative workshop on business law, held on June 10-11, 2024.
Workshop Highlights:
  • POSH: Detailed the POSH Act of 2013, emphasizing employer responsibilities and the establishment of Internal Committees for a harassment-free workplace.
  • IPR: Explained the importance of patents, copyrights, and trademarks in protecting business innovations.
  • Company Law: Discussed the Companies Act 2013, corporate governance, legal requirements, and CSR initiatives.
  • IT Act: Covered legal recognition of digital documents and essential cybersecurity measures.
  • Contract Act: Emphasized key elements of the Indian Contract Act, 1872, for enforceable business agreements.
Dr. Harsha’s workshop provided invaluable knowledge on legal frameworks that support and shape business practices, inspiring us to explore these critical topics further as future business leaders.
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